Appetite City: A Culinary History of New York


Appetite City: A Culinary History of New York New York - Cooking
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The former New York Times restaurant critic William Grimes leads readers on a grand historical tour of New York's dining culture. Beginning with the era when simple chophouses and oyster bars dominated the culinary scene, hecharts the city's transformation into the world restaurant capital it is today. Enhancing his tale with more than one hundred photographs, rare menus, menu cards, & other curios & illustrations, Grimes vividly describes the dining styles, dishes, & restaurants succeeding one another in an unfolding historical panorama - rich with incident, anecdote, & unforgettable personalities. For the dedicated food lover or the casual diner. Notes, Selected Bibliography, Index.

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